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Cabin Fever (CNS)
Cache (Hidden) (CNS)
Cadillac Records (CNS)
Calendar Girls (CNS)
Callas Forever (CNS)
The Calling (CNS)
Calvary (CNS)
Capitalism: A Love Story (CNS)
Capote (CNS)
Capote (SAM)
Captain America: Civil War (CNS)
Captain America: The First Avenger (CNS)
Captain America: The First Avenger (SRR)
Captain Phillips (CNS)
Captivity (CNS)
Capturing the Friedmans (CNS)
Carandiru (CNS)
Carnage (SRR)
Carrie (CNS)
Cars (CNS)
Cars 2 (CNS)
Casa de Los Babys (CNS)
Case 39 (CNS)
Casino Royale (CNS)
Cassandra's Dream (CNS)
Cassanova (CNS)
Cast Away (SAM)
Cast Away (EDC)
Catch and Release (CNS)
Catch a Fire (CNS)
Catch Me If You Can (SAM)
Catch Me If You Can (CNS)
Catch That Kid (CNS)
Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore (CNS)
Catwoman (CNS)
Cautiva (Captive) (SAM)
Cave of Forgotten Dreams (CNS)
Cave of the Yellow Dog, The (CNS)
Cave, The (CNS)
Cellular (CNS)
Central Station (SAM)
Cesar Chavez (CNS)
Chandni Chowk to China (CNS)
Changeling (SAM)
Changeling (CNS)
The Change-Up (CNS)
Changing Lanes (SAM)
Chappie (CNS)
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (CNS)
Charlie Bartlett (CNS)
Charlie St. Cloud (CNS)
Charlie Wilson's War (CNS)
Charlie: The Life and Art of Charles Chaplin (CNS)
Charlotte's Web (SAM)
Charlotte's Web (EDC)
Charlotte's Web (CNS)
Chasing Churchill: In Search of my Grandfather (SAM)
Chasing Liberty (CNS)
Chasing Mavericks (CNS)
Chasing Papi (CNS)
Che: Parts I & II (SAM)
Cheaper By the Dozen (SAM)
Cheaper by the Dozen (CNS)
Cheaper by the Dozen (CNS)
Chef (CNS)
Chernobyl Diaries (CNS)
Chicago (CNS)
Chicago (SAM)
Chicken Little (EDC)
Chicken Little (CNS)
Chicken Run (EDC)
Child 44 (CNS)
Children of Men (CNS)
Chimpanzee (CNS)
Chimpanzee (SRR)
Chocolat (SAM)
The Choice (CNS)
Choke (CNS)
Chorus (Les Choristes), The (CNS)
Chorus Line, A (EDC)
Chorus, The (EDC)
Christmas at Maxwell's (CNS)
A Christmas Carol (CNS)
Christmas in the Clouds (CNS)
A Christmas Tale (Un Conte de Noel) (CNS)
Christmas With the Kranks (CNS)
Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, The (CNS)
Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, The (EDC)
Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, The (SAM)
Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, The (CNS)
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (CNS)
Chronicles of Riddick, The (CNS)
Chumscrubber, The (CNS)
Cider House Rules, The (SAM)
Cinderella (CNS)
Cinderella Man (SAM)
Cinderella Man (CNS)
Cinderella Story, A (CNS)
Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant (CNS)
City Hall (SAM)
City of Angels (SAM)
City of Ember (CNS)
City of Ghosts (CNS)
City of God (CNS)
Civic Duty (CNS)
Civil Action, A (EDC)
Civil Action, A (SAM)
CJ7 (CNS)
Clash of the Titans (CNS)
The Class (CNS)
Clearing, The (CNS)
Clearing, The (SAM)
Clerks II (CNS)
Click (CNS)
Closed Circuit (CNS)
Closer (CNS)
Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs (CNS)
Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 (CNS)
Cloverfield (CNS)
Coach Carter (CNS)
Code 46 (CNS)
Code Name: The Cleaner (CNS)
Coffee and Cigarettes (CNS)
Cold Creek Manor (CNS)
The Cold Light of Day (CNS)
Cold Mountain (SAM)
Cold Mountain (CNS)
Collateral (CNS)
The Collector (CNS)
College (CNS)
College Road Trip (CNS)
Colombiana (CNS)
Color of the Cross (SAM)
Color of Paradise, The (SAM)
Combacks, The (CNS)
Company, The (CNS)
Con Air (SAM)
Conan the Barbarian (CNS)
Concussion (CNS)
Condemned, The (CNS)
Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (CNS)
Confessions of a Shopaholic (CNS)
Confessions of a Shopaholic (SAM)
Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen (CNS)
Confetti (CNS)
Confidence (CNS)
Connie and Carla (CNS)
Conspiracy of Silence (CNS)
Conspiracy Theory (SAM)
The Conspirator (CNS)
Constant Gardener (CNS)
Constant Gardener, The (SAM)
Constantine (CNS)
Constantine's Sword (CNS)
Constantine's Sword (SAM)
Contact (SAM)
Contagion (SRR)
Contender, The (SAM)
Contraband (CNS)
Contraband (SRR)
Conversation, The (SAM)
Conversations With God (CNS)
Conviction (CNS)
Cookout, The (CNS)
Cooler, The (CNS)
Cop Land (SAM)
Cop Out (CNS)
Coraline (CNS)
Core, The (CNS)
Coriolanus (SRR)
Coriolanus (CNS)
The Counselor (CNS)
Counterfeiters, The (CNS)
Country Bears, The (CNS)
Country Strong (CNS)
Couples Retreat (CNS)
Courage Under Fire (SAM)
Courageous (CNS)
The Cove (SAM)
Covenant, The (CNS)
Cowboys & Aliens (CNS)
CQ (CNS)
Cradle 2 the Grave (CNS)
Crank (CNS)
Crash (SAM)
Crash (CNS)
Crazy Love (CNS)
Crazy, Stupid, Love (CNS)
Crazy, Stupid, Love (SRR)
Creed (CNS)
Crime of Father Amaro, The (CNS)
Criminal (CNS)
Crimson Peak (CNS)
The Croods (CNS)
Crossover (CNS)
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (SAM)
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (EDC)
Croupier (SAM)
Crucible, The (SAM)
Cry Wolf (CNS)
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (CNS)
Curious George (CNS)
Curse of the Jade Scorpion, The (SAM)
Cursed (CNS)


U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' ratings
A-I General patronage
A-II Adults and adolescents
A-III Adults
A-IV Adults, with reservations
L Limited adult audience
O Morally offensive

Motion Picture Association of America ratings
G General audiences
PG Parental guidance suggested
PG-13 Parents strongly cautioned
R Restricted
NC-17 No one 17 and under admitted




Philip Neri: Philip Neri was a sign of contradiction, combining popularity with piety against the background of a corrupt Rome and a disinterested clergy, the whole post-Renaissance malaise. 
<p>At an early age, he abandoned the chance to become a businessman, moved to Rome from Florence and devoted his life and individuality to God. After three years of philosophy and theology studies, he gave up any thought of ordination. The next 13 years were spent in a vocation unusual at the time—that of a layperson actively engaged in prayer and the apostolate. </p><p>As the Council of Trent (1545-63) was reforming the Church on a doctrinal level, Philip’s appealing personality was winning him friends from all levels of society, from beggars to cardinals. He rapidly gathered around himself a group of laypersons won over by his audacious spirituality. Initially they met as an informal prayer and discussion group, and also served poor people in Rome. </p><p>At the urging of his confessor, he was ordained a priest and soon became an outstanding confessor, gifted with the knack of piercing the pretenses and illusions of others, though always in a charitable manner and often with a joke. He arranged talks, discussions and prayers for his penitents in a room above the church. He sometimes led “excursions” to other churches, often with music and a picnic on the way. </p><p>Some of his followers became priests and lived together in community. This was the beginning of the Oratory, the religious institute he founded. A feature of their life was a daily afternoon service of four informal talks, with vernacular hymns and prayers. Giovanni Palestrina was one of Philip’s followers, and composed music for the services. </p><p>The Oratory was finally approved after suffering through a period of accusations of being an assembly of heretics, where laypersons preached and sang vernacular hymns! (Cardinal Newman founded the first English-speaking house of the Oratory three centuries later.) </p><p>Philip’s advice was sought by many of the prominent figures of his day. He is one of the influential figures of the Counter-Reformation, mainly for converting to personal holiness many of the influential people within the Church itself. His characteristic virtues were humility and gaiety.</p> American Catholic Blog We need do no more than we are doing at present; that is, to love divine Providence and abandon ourselves in his arms and heart.<br />—St. Padre Pio

The Passion and the Cross Ronald Rolheiser

 
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